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personal physician. he was a personal physician to angela davis. he also sought george jackson commissaries never joined the party. this is at a time in oakland and listen in turn and oakland highland hospital. he helped the party to strategize about sickle cell anemia program organized and the southwest he helped the party around chapters, educating the rank-and-file members. >> host: why are you writing about this now? is the health care debate we just had in this country? >> guest: i jot those connections in the boat. part of what's interesting is 45 years after the black panther party was founded, we still have fundamental issues talking about the issues that have come back and public discourse with regard to the affordable care act. we should pay for her, should everyone have a baseline level of help cared this are precisely the issues to 45 years ago panthers were talking about. they seem far more radical. obviously still right now, but it's interesting that the third circuit shifted into mainstream discourse in a particular sort of way. i think also i'm writing about this now because
disaster assistance programs. as angela tae yoo, lester's growing season was extraordinarily challenging. we had a very, very significant trout situation in indiana. angie and her family feasted on their farm and she's going to share some of that with this today. angie and her husband had dreamed to firemen through their hard work, dedication to administer cooperation to 1500 acres. she and her has been a great example to us here in the committee. we are to those glauber's to roll up our sleeves and to get a farm bill as soon as possible as well, madam chairwoman. >> thank you very much. we are pleased to have you and i want to now introduce from michigan and, jeff send a lifelong cherry farmer. he's given us chocolate covered cherries that will not remain in the committee longer than the end of this day. i'll be gone. so thank you very much for bringing that. a lifelong cherry farmer who grew up working on his grandfather's 40 acres. he and his wife have now expanded that to 800 acres. also operating a receiving station for over 35 years to 35 growers bringing cherries to the station. h
-- and then i interviewed years later angela davis, and she said, oh, i loved gonet, he was such a gender bender. i loved the moment he danced for the panthers in his pink negatively jay. and so then i had two sources for this story even though it contradicted everything i knew about him. and it didn't fit into my scheme for him. and so if i've imposed my scheme on him, on the facts, we wouldn't know the truth. >> but i read your biography of gonet, and i thought it was a great novel. [laughter] i consistent being excite -- kept being excited about what would happen next. it's shaped like a novel. it's got a rise and a fall, it's very dramatic. and, you know, is -- life is not like that, you know? >> but no one is saying the biography isn't shaped and isn't narrative. and if ed's biography starts to become a novel, that's your way of complimenting him, and that it's wonderful. that means the biographer has at his or her disposal narrative devices of the novel. there are all kinds of ways you can use timing and pacing and characterization and setting and all the, all the tools. those are the same
, angela davis. she is a long-standing opponent of the death penalty. she is an early and is the first opponent of u.s. involvement in vietnam. she takes part in the jeannette rankin brigade, hums with the winter soldiers hearing. she opposes apartheid and in the 1980s will join tickets outside the south african embassy against the apartheid in u.s. complicity in helping to prop up the south african government. eight days after 9/11 she joins it danny glover, and a number of activists who call for justice, not vengeance to decry any move toward and insist that the united states would work within international law and the international community to bring justice. so where do we go from here? on the anniversary last month, president obama treated a picture of himself in the rosa parks bus in the classic pose. next week the post office will issue a stamp. she is a son of my colleagues put it, the american version of a national thing. but her legacy asks much more of us than a stanford statue. and if we are going to claim her legacy as president obama did last month, we must realize that i
, angela davis she's a longstanding opponent of the death penalty and the involvement in vietnam takes part in the brigade and helps the winter soldiers hearings opposes apartheid and they joined tickets in the embassy against the apartheid in the u.s. complicity in helping to kind of prop up the government. eight days after 9/11, she joins harry belafonte and a number of civil rights activists to call for justice, not vengeance to decry any move to the war and insist that the united states work with an international law and in the international community to bring justice. so where do we go from here who? on the anniversary of the boycott last count, president obama had a picture of himself on the rosa parks thus setting in the rosa parks pos. as we know the post office will issue a stamp. she is as one of my colleagues put it the american version of the national st.. but her legacy asks much more about the statute. and if we are going to claim her legacy as president obama did last month, then we must realize what it asks of us. rosa parks courage was the ability to make an independent sta
this is a must read for angela merkel, nicolas sarkozy and dave cameron. now, in my way of thinking he left out some southern european countries that might also have gotten something out of it. but it's easy to see why, you know, after you get a read of it, you know, why so many people need to know what bill knows and how he knew it and what he did with it. in terms of doing it. now, everybody knows that bill spent 53 years at citigroup. now, i've heard over 50, bill, i've heard 55 today, and so we're going to go with over 50. that's a considerable amount of time. and when you think about that time frame and going back, he was a devout disciple of our late and great chairman of, walter riston. walter, again, when you talk about bill and walter, you talk about icons in this field. now, every single treasury secretary would come to see walter riston. and there were problems in argentina, there were problems in your bay, there was problems in peru, there was problems in brazil, there was problems in mexico, there was problems in jamaica, there was problems in panama, and then we go over here, and
works on the defense committee for joanne little, gary tyler, angela davis, she is a longstanding opponent of the death penalty, she is an early and vociferous involvement of u.s. activity in vietnam, takes part in the genet rankin brigade and helps the soldier hearings, she opposes apartheid and in the 1980s will join tickets outside the south african embassy against apartheid and u.s. complicity in helping to prop up the south african government and eight days after 9/11 she joins with a number of civil-rights activists to call for justice, not vengeance, decry any move to war and insist the united states work with international law and the international community to bring justice. where do we go from here. the anniversary of the boycott last month president obama tweeted a picture of himself on the rose of parks bus in the classic rosa parks close. next week the post office will issue a stamp. she is as one of my colleagues put it the american version of a national saint but her legacy asks much more of us that a stamp raise statue and if we are going to claim her legacy as pre
need to say to mrs. merkel, mr. president: angela, eisenhower, brant, schmidt, cole, all of these men had a vision of europe. help me to achieve our vision of europe. you've said that you would recreate the french vision when you were elected, and now in the council you can help breathe life back into the european vision. thank you. [applause] [speaking in native tongue] >> translator: thank you very much, indeed. now on behalf of the united liberals and -- [inaudible] displt thank you, president. mr. swoboda's already done it, but let me say again, let me thank you -- congratulate the liberal in you, if you don't mind. i don't want to create problems that your socialist friends, but your struggle in favor of marriage for all is a step forward, it's a new freedom, and it's at the heart of the battle that we're trying to fight in our group. thank you very much. [applause] [speaking in native tongue] >> translator: sixty years ago, jean manet said we're bringing together men, we're not bringing together states. and, in fact, still true, mr. president. our union only has a meaning if it
that michael loftuss, a fellow, and angela sheldon, a senator of senator hatch, be allowed privileges on the floor during debate and votes on senate s. 47. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. cornyn: mr. president, i come to the floor to respond to some of the debate on the violence against women act reauthorization which i believe misstate the law and the content of the underlying bill, specifically as it relates to tribal court jurisdiction. first of all, i start from the premise that tribal courts should be able to prosecute domestic violence cases that occur on tribal lands involving tribal members, and the question is under what procedure, what practice is it appropriate for them to attain jurisdiction over nontribal members who commit these acts of domestic violence who they wish to prosecute in tribal courts. i'm not here to question the integrity of the tribal court system for tribe members. the only question on the table is whether tribal courts under the law that applies to these tribal courts, is required to protect the constitutional rights of nontribe members wh
. [applause] thank you for the introduction, angela. i would like to point out that this is her first responsibility and job as host of these luncheons. [applause] recently it was asked whether or not i missed the congress. i said yes, but not particularly this one. pointing out that even though i am long forgotten as a candidate, i might actually have an address with 1600 on it, although it is 1600 eiger street. [laughter] there were times when january 3, when an amendment was offered to the fiscal cliff legislation. two years ago, he would've told me that i be standing before you and talking about the film and television industry, i would be asking what you were doing. i would not assume i be in this position. the last movie that i saw was the heffalump movie with my children. i must tell you that the last two years have been very interesting. my friend dan glickman, he spent several years at the nmpaa. there are a number of people here in the audience who are with the motion picture association. educating me about the industry and what we can do to help. i am grateful to them for s
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